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Person Detail: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

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Full Name: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
Biography:
(1848-1895) Author. Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen was born in Norway and died in New York City. He is best known for his novel "Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life."
Author's Timeline:
1848 (Unknown) County
Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen was born near the village of Stavern in Norway on September 23, 1848, and grew up living in Norway. 
1895 (Unknown) County
Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen died in New York City on October 4, 1895. 
1874 Tompkins County
Mr. Boyesen taught North European Languages at Cornell University from 1874 to 1880. 
1881 New York County
Mr. Boyesen taught Germanic languages at Columbia University from 1881 until 1895. 
1874 (Unknown) County
Gunnar: A Tale of Norse Life
(Pub: J. R. Osgood and Company ISBN: )
Novel. 
1892 (Unknown) County
Essays on German Literature
(Pub: C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Collection of essays. 
1882 (Unknown) County
Idyls of Norway: And Other Poems
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Collection of poetry. 
1891 (Unknown) County
The Mammon of Unrighteousness
(Pub: New York : United States Book Co. ISBN: )
Fiction. 
1892 (Unknown) County
Boyhood in Norway: Stories of Boy-Life in the Land of the Midnight Sun
(Pub: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Fiction. 
1895 (Unknown) County
Essays on Scandinavian Literature
(Pub: Charles Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Collection of essays. 
1881 (Unknown) County
Ilka on the Hill-Top And Other Stories
(Pub: New York : Scribner ISBN: )
Fiction. 
1894 (Unknown) County
Against Heavy Odds: A Tale of Norse Heroism, and a Fearless Trio
(Pub: C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Fiction. 
1893 (Unknown) County
Social Strugglers
(Pub: New York, C. Scribner's Sons ISBN: )
Novel. 
1877 (Unknown) County
Tales from Two Hemispheres
(Pub: J. R. Osgood ISBN: )
Fiction. 

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